Nutrition and NCDs

An article in the Times of India covers the role of nutrition in managing chronic disease such as diabetes and heart disease and offers a list of 10 suggestions to reduce the risk of such Non-Communicable Diseases. Advocacy Action: Can you use any of the ten suggestions in the article below to example how diabetes […]

Obesity Debate

Speaking at the first-ever debate on preventing obesity and fatty liver disease in the UK Parliament, London Ealing Southall MP, Virendra Sharma (Labour) said: “[It] is a public health emergency. Liver disease mortality rates are outpacing those for other major conditions, such as diabetes or respiratory conditions.” In addition to fatty liver disease, obesity can […]

Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Disease

In the US alone, up to two-thirds of people with type 2 diabetes develop heart disease in their lifetime. A new study published at the conference found that a coordinated care approach improves care for people with type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Advocacy Action: What are the statistics in your country for type 2 diabetes […]